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Children's Motrin

Children's Motrin
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Children's Motrin review: 25 facts and highlights

Children's Motrin
Children's Motrin

Why is Children's Motrin better than the average?

  • Ibuprofen
    100mgvs73.64mg
  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75
  • Minimum age requirements
    2yearsvs11.73years

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

4

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.

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2.Is available over-the-counter
Children's Motrin

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.

3.consecutive days

10

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.

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4.minimum age requirements

2years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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0.08years

5.Is soluble in water
Children's Motrin

The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.

6.Not linked to dependency
Children's Motrin

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

100mg

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.

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2.paracetamol

0mg

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.

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3.aspirin

0mg

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.

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4.caffeine

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.

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5.codeine

0mg

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.

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6.naproxen

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Children's Motrin

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Children's Motrin

Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.

3.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Children's Motrin

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.

4.Not linked to low blood pressure
Children's Motrin

Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.

5.Not linked to sudden weight loss
Children's Motrin

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.

6.Targets headaches
Children's Motrin

The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.

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